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Bee on a flower

On the Rise

Green roofs are on the rise for their environmental benefits and their ability to bring communities together.

Sun Yat-Sen Garden’s Veteran Volunteer

Julian Law’s 18-year love affair with the Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden.

Junji Shinada

Leaving the Garden

Master gardener Junji Shinada is parting ways with Nitobe after 25 years.

Decorating Vancouver

The art of Japanese Zen gardens.

Elements of Tranquility

The art of Japanese Zen gardens.

Flowers of Asia

The cultural significance of Asia’s flowers.

Gardening the Rough

The restoration of a historical West Coast garden.

Ikebana: Zen art of flower arranging

Inspired by nature, Ikebana flower arranging attracts contemporary students.

The Growing Culture

Life of the Strathcona Community Gardens.

Sculpting in Slow Motion

The Bonsai Way: midget trees aren’t born, they’re made.

The Story of Tea

The Chinese have extolled its nutritional and therapeutic effects for centuries. Now, Westerners are learning how tea enhances comfort and health.

Reflections in a Garden

The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese garden offers sanctuary in the heart of Vancouver.